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Re: finding strict aliasing problems
On Wed, May 02, 2001 at 09:06:17PM +0200, Toon Moene wrote:
> Jakub Jelinek wrote:
> > From my experience (gcc-2.96-RH defaults to strict-aliasing) the vast
> > majority of sources we've been compiling is ok, there were a couple of bugs
> > (like in X11) which have been fixed since then and ATM I'm aware of just 2
> > packages which have not been fixed yet (clapack and one more).
> I must say that - in retrospect - I find this a very courageous move by
> Red Hat. It might easily have been responsible for 80-90 % of the
> complaints about (the C-side) of the compiler suite at the time Red Hat
> Linux 7.0 was released (in September last year).
I have found that gcc 2.96 from RedHat 7.x is the most stable and
capable version of gcc I have ever used.